Much appreciation to the Indian Trail Albertsons Store Manager, Erick, for taking the time to explain what happened today. I wanted to get this out there so that my fellow Coupon shoppers, and the poor cashiers at Albertsons, could avoid the frustration and hassle.
This morning, Albertsons received a fax from the Quaker Oat Company, stating that they would not be reimbursing the stores for certain Internet Printed $1.00 off Quaker Instant Oatmeal or Quaker Quick or Old Fashion Oats. The coupons that they will not accept are the ones that have the expiration date of 4/30/2010 and were available from Bricks via Banner ads that were all over the Internet a while back.
They should accept the Red Plum printable coupons, expiration date 2/27/2010, that are available via http://www.quakeroats.com/about-quaker-oats/content/create-your-day/default.aspx. But, then again, if the cashiers or managers don't fully read the memo they might not. Erick was cool enough to show it to me, and it has a photo scan of the coupon that Quaker Oats Company WILL NOT reimburse for.
This only applies to the $1.00 coupons with the expiration date of 4/30/2010 and only for the cereal products. All other Quaker product coupons, like the granola bars and Pancake mix, are not included in this memo.
Pass it on!